Meet the Team

Australia's best coaching teams with a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion. Headed up by Gary Stickler and Graeme Brimblecombe our primary focus is giving players the tennis & personal skills, values and habits required to be successful, not just tennis but in life.

Gary Stickler

Gary Stickler

Former Head Coach for Tennis QLD, Former coach of World Number 1 Pat Rafter, John Millman, Jason Kubler and Naiktha Bains. Along with many other top Australian Junior and Open players. Gary has worked with hundreds, if not thousands of tournament level juniors and open players over the past 40 years. He is a wealth of knowledge and currently is owner of LifeTime International.
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Graeme Brimblecombe

Director of Coaching | Operations
Former Head Men's AIS Coach, Tennis QLD Head of player development and Tennis NSW Head of player development. Graeme has worked with some of the worlds best junior and open players including Sam Stosur. Graeme's focus these days is in coach development, player development and sharing his many tennis experiences to all players. He is currently Director of Tennis & Operations and an owner of LifeTime Tennis Brisbane West.
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Marc Svenson

Directing Manager
Former top QLD Junior and Open player Marc has worked with LifeTime Tennis for over 15 years. One of LifeTime most experienced coaches. For the past 3 years Marc has focused on the management and development of LifeTime Tennis. Currently a Director and owner of LifeTime Tennis Brisbane West. He has a passion for providing environments for our coaching team to provide world class tennis programs.
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Matt Limpus

Head Performance Coach
Former top junior Matt Limpus is regarded as one of QLD's best young coaches with over 15 years experience working with National to International level players. Matt has won Tennis QLD coac of the year awards and has been lead presenter at the Tennis Australian Coach courses for the past 3 years.
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Heath Denman

Head Performance Coach LTBW
Former ATP professional player with a top ranking in the 200's. Heath has recently worked with Australian Open Junior Winner Oliver Anderson and a number of other Top Ranked Australian Junior and Open players. Heath has an international playing and coaching background that gives him the experience required to take players to the next level.
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John James

Performance Coach
John has a massive range of tennis experiences from being a top national junior, to playing at the highest level in US college tennis to playing on tour. John has worked with many of the best Open players around QLD over the past 15 years. Currently head coach of Nudgee Tennis Opens team and performance coach for LifeTime International.
Bruce Dick

Bruce Dick

Head of International Programs
Bruce has been a part of the Life Time team for over 5 years. Bruce originally from New Zealand has experiences working with New Zealand's top ITF players and a number of ATP level players. Bruce is regarded as one of our best coaches with a passion and track record improving and developing players games.
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Oliver Anderson

Performance Coach
Former winner of the Junior Australian Open Singles plus a whole range of other events. Injury prevented Oliver perusing his own tennis career however he has found a love of coaching and helping junior players achieve their own tennis goals. Oliver came through the LifeTime system as a junior under Gareme Brimblecombe.
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Leon Frost

Head Coach Gregory Terrace
Former ATP touring player Leon Frost has a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from working and training in some of the world's leading tennis Academies. Extremly driven and dedicated Leon know's what it takes to get players to an ATP/WTA level.
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Chantel Jamieson

Performance Coach & Fitness
Chantel is a high performance tennis coach with a exercise science degree. This allows Chantel to help players improve their games on court and off. Chantel enjoys touring with players and ensuring that they improve as tennis players but also as indiviuals.
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Chris Hopkins

Sports Science
Chris is our strength and conditioning expert with experience working with players ranging from travelling on tour for a year with Bernard Tamie, working with top Open players in QLD and playing himself at a tour level. Chris was a part of the AIS program as a junior and have a passion for injury prevention and allowing players to improve as athletes.
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Jason Antoniolli

Pro Shop Manager
Jason is oru professioal restringer and pro shop manager. Jason also has a level 1 coaching qualification and has an international playing experience. One of QLD's top juniors Jason loves tennis and is a key member of our team.
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Ayako Kasai

Office Manager
Ayako is our office manager. Former top junior player who moved to Australia to persue her tennis career at the age of 16. A key member of the LifeTime staff and is responsible for much of the behind the scenes work that happens at LifeTime!
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Danielle Morris

Junior Coach and Player
Danielle currently heading over to persue her US college tennis has worked with LifeTime for the past 6 months. She is one of QLDs top players and loves helping younger players improve and develop their games.
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James Brannigan

Junior Coach
James has worked with LifeTime for over 3 years, coaching at Gregory Terrace and Ambiwerra. James is amazing with younger players and enjoys giving players an enjoyable tennis experience. James is one of our leading Junior coaches.
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